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Wadlata Outback Centre

41 Flinders Tce, Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
+61 8 8641 9193
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Fantastic fun for all

Lots of fun learning about the area and the history of it. Why it is here and how it became what it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Benjamin S
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Information a Plenty

Dropped in to get some updated maps for my trip north. Staff very helpful with a variety of maps... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karl M
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Hallett Cove, Australia
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Weekdays 9am-5pm, Weekends & Public holidays 10am-4pm It is free to enter the Wadlata Outback Centre, a major tourism attraction and accredited Visitor Information Centre for Port Augusta, the Flinders Ranges & Outback. A tour through Wadlata's Award winning Interpretive Display,the "Tunnel of Time", is a must see and do (fees apply). You could walk through the Time tunnel in 10 minutes or spend up to 5 hours exploring to find out where the dinosaurs first roamed this land. Be introduced to the people who first owned, explored and settled the region along with those who live there today. The Centre"s cafe, the Outback Tuckerbox has a great selection of meals,cakes and coffee. Staff at the accredited Visitor Information Centre can assist with accommodation, tours and can supply all the information you need for your stay in our Region and for your trip ahead. The gift shop has a great range of Australian Made gifts, a range of native bush foods, maps, books and general souvenirs suitable for all age groups.
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  • Average7%
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41 Flinders Tce, Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of fun learning about the area and the history of it. Why it is here and how it became what it is. A good cafe is here also. Buy your tickets online to save a few dollars. Lots of parking including caravan parking.

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in to get some updated maps for my trip north. Staff very helpful with a variety of maps, all free, taking me all the way to Darwin. Also pointed out the various quarantine points should I be carrying fresh produce.

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great place for all visitors to the area for local history and information. Tickets last for one year.

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The food is good at Wadlata, there are many items that can be bought and the Time Tunnel is well done.

Thank BethFrench50
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The videos and interactive displays were fantastic and very informative, also great for all family members.

Thank renata251
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Lots of souvenirs for sale here, The exhibition part seems prohibitively expensive at $21 per person so we skipped it. Given the relatively modest size of the building it seemed a lot of money. $10 would have been more realistic. The information centre staff were...More

Thank kiwi572014
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

We appreciate your visit and am happy you received helpful information for your holiday in our beautiful region. It is such a shame you did not visit our Tunnel of Time, as one of our sayings in Australia is that you don't judge a book...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Originally we didn't have time to walk through this exhibit but so glad we came back for it. From the outside you don't realise how much is in store behind that mouth. You walk along a path that tells the story from the creation of...More

Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Situated at the Information Centre, with very easy access, the displays take you through the formation of The Flinders Ranges and The Outback and the history of industry and settlement. Easy to spend a couple of hours there as there is plenty of interesting displays...More

Thank LochieMac
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Ok but a little tired. Interactive for kids. Good souvenirs and shop. More people would go thru if cheaper. There are many museums like this so nothing different. Aboriginal dreamtime stories well done.

1  Thank heatherlen
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We are regular travellers and go through Port Augusta about once a month. The food in the bistro is OK, but that's not why we come here. If you want to avoid the toilets in the shopping centre (which are nothing special to say the...More

Thank BazzBoatie
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